Professor Charles Shaw on Ukraine’s Caustic Wartime Humor in Slate

May 10, 2022

Professor Charles Shaw, in Slate, on the deep roots of humor in today's war. The Ukrainian state is consciously deploying laughter to define its position on the correct side of a just war, which is a playbook the Soviets used to great effect versus Nazi Germany. 

Webinar: Apply to CEU’s Department of History

January 10, 2022
Wondering whether CEU's Department of History is the right choice for you? Have questions about the application process? Join our webinar on January 17 at 11 CET and meet our students and professors.
To participate, please register here:
For the best virtual experience, we recommend downloading the Zoom Client and joining the live session there.
What to expect?
- Meet faces of the department

Position: Managing Editor, CEU Review of Books

December 20, 2021

The Central European University Press (CEU Press) invites applications for a Managing Editor, CEU Review of Books position. The initial contract is for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

For more information follow this link:

Gerd Bucerius History Scholarship (fully-funded MA)

November 30, 2021

ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius has generously partnered with Central European University to fund joint scholarships offered to high-achieving students who wish to pursue a one-year or two-year Master’s degree at CEU’s Department of History. The scholarship covers tuition, accommodation, and living costs.

CEU Virtual Open House 2021

November 11, 2021

Want to experience what it's like to study at our global university? Interested in applying but have some questions? Need some tips on how to make your application stand out?

Have a chance to meet the History Department during the CEU Virtual Open House on November 19. Join us for an informative session with our faculty, staff and students, or take part in one of our open classes.

For more info on schedule and registration check here.